Monthly Archives: August 2022

Julie Mancini, language lover and literary arts champion, dies at 73

Julie Mancini, former executive director of literary arts, was a “force for good in every way,” according to former Portland City Commissioner Mike Lindberg. Photo courtesy: Literary Arts Julie Mancini, a longtime leader of what is now the literary arts and an eye-opener fighter for the existence and visibility of …

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Virginia judge dismisses lawsuit challenging sale of two ‘obscene’ books

Comment this story Comment A Virginia judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by two Republicans who sought to limit how bookstores and public school libraries could distribute two books to minors, shutting down — at least temporarily — an unusual business strategy in the campaign to protect students of …

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Iranian feature film The Boarding House wins best feature award at Shimla International Film Festival

Iranian film The Boarding House by Maryam Ebrahimvand received the award for best feature film in the international category at the 8th Shimla International Film Festival (IFFS), while the award for best short film went to an Iranian film, Footsteps by Hamed Bahrami. The Special Jury Prize for Short Film …

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Banned Books: ‘The Satanic Verses’ and 6 Other Titles Some People Didn’t Want You to Read

The brutal attack on author Salman Rushdie in New York on August 12 has reignited discussions around censorship in literature. Rushdie’s “The Satanic Verses,” an ambitious work of magical realism, received one of the strongest and longest-lasting backlashes in literary history for its treatment of Islamic tradition. Its release in …

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The transformative power of cinema

Residing in the heart of my hometown in the Philippines and sandwiched between street vendors and stationery stores was Reel World, my father’s old VHS rental shop, a local counterpart to the American Blockbuster, but much more modest. I remember the satisfaction of hearing the click of a VHS tape …

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And … relax: cinema, music, art and books to relax | Culture

Film Bureaucracy meets the afterlife in Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s After Life, a slow-paced drama around a simple question: What memory from your life would you choose to remember for eternity? Each week, a group of recently deceased people arrive at a modest red-brick building – a kind of purgatory …

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How do you find good self-published books?

It’s no secret that self-published books are mostly frowned upon by many readers. “If a book looks ‘self-published,’ then I’d say there’s a good chance it sucks,” writes one Reddit user, proof that there’s this stigma that self-published books exist. -published are bad. Well, there might be a grain of …

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This app helps you learn European minority languages

Languages ​​such as the Sami language, Gaelic, Cornish, Basque and Galician have their own space in the IndyLan app, a project born with the aim of users learning minority European languages, but also their culture. IndyLan (Mobile Virtual Learning for Indigenous Languages) is a tool with more than 4,000 vocabulary …

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Safety app launched for young children

A safety app designed for young children aged four to six has been launched by the KIDS Foundation and Itty Bitty Apps. The SeeMore Safety Program educates children about safe and dangerous behaviors they encounter in daily activities through literature and games. Previously, early childhood educators received a SeeMore plush …

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Top Companies, Trends, Growth Factors and Forecasts to 2028

The recent research report on Taxi APP market provides a competitive advantage to shareholders by illustrating the growth trajectory of this business vertical during through a deep-dive analysis of recent and historical performance. Additionally, the estimations offered in the document are verified by experts through proven research …

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Bestselling books for the week ending August 21 | Books

Here are Publishers Weekly’s best-selling books for the week ending August 20. 1. “All the Good People Here” • Ashley Flowers 2. “The Challenge” • Danielle Steel 3. “Superpowered” • Sandra Brown 4. “Man 6:20” • David Baldacci 5. “The Nantucket Hotel” • Elin Hilderbrand 6. “Broken” • Patterson/Born 7. …

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Review: ‘Escape Into Meaning’ a masterful survey of literary arts, film and more | book reviews

ESCAPE IN THE SENSE. By Evan Puschak. Earphone books. 272 pages. $27. Going broad and deep, journalist Evan Puschak reflects on a remarkable range of artistic, political, and philosophical territory in his first article, aptly titled “Escape Into Meaning.” And it does so incisively, offering unexpected connections and unusually insightful …

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Review: ‘Escape Into Meaning’ a masterful survey of literary arts, film and more | book reviews

ESCAPE IN THE SENSE. By Evan Puschak. Earphone books. 272 pages. $27. Going broad and deep, journalist Evan Puschak reflects on a remarkable range of artistic, political, and philosophical territory in his first article, aptly titled “Escape Into Meaning.” And it does so incisively, offering unexpected connections and unusually insightful …

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I had to buy the ticket for my own movie on the black market: Sariful Razz

Arts and Entertainment Office Sat Aug 27 2022 12:52 PM Last updated on: Sat Aug 27 2022 1:02 PM Still image of “Poran”. Photo: Collected “> Still image of “Poran”. Photo: Collected As “Poran” enters its 8th week, the number of theaters for the film keeps increasing to meet the …

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15 BookTok Creators Recommend Great Sci-Fi Books To Read

Trying to figure out what to read next can be overwhelming, especially with the number of excellent sci-fi and fantasy books coming out every year. But dozens of BookTokers — TikTokers that focus on books, from sharing favorites to reviewing classics — are here to help. We’ve put together a …

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Ram Gidoomal, a British Asian refugee, writes his memoirs

A surprise family party to celebrate his 70th birthday sparked the idea of ​​a memory in which UK-based Ram Gidoomal traces his journey from Indian migrant to successful entrepreneur. “My Silk Road: The Adventures and Struggles of a British Asian Refugee” was published by Pippa Rann Books and Media UK …

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Moms for Liberty wants 14 more books removed from school libraries | New

The local branch of the activist band Moms for Freedom apply to Fauquier County Public Schoolher pull out school Ilibrary shelves 14 more books that the group considers too sexually explicit or violent for all student read. Three mothers are asking Kettle Run High School to remove three books from …

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Prof. Stu nominated for Lumen Christi Award after hit film

This distinguished award from Catholic Extension honors individuals who “radiate and reveal the light of Christ.” The subject of one of the greatest Catholic films of 2022 has been nominated for a distinguished award. This year, Fr. Stuart Long was named a finalist for the Lumen Christi Awardan honor that …

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New app uses AI to classify skin conditions at a glance

The Piction Health app can help doctors classify a range of skin conditions. Credit: MIT News, courtesy of Piction Health Piction Health, founded by Susan Conover SM ’15, uses machine learning to help doctors identify and manage skin diseases. When Susan Conover wanted to have a strange mole examined at …

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Google Duo icon returns to app drawers, but it still opens Google Meet

Earlier this month, Google began rolling out an update for Google Duo, which kicked off the long-awaited Duo-Meet merger. The update replaced the Duo app’s name and icon with those of Google Meet and brought all of the latter’s features into the app. Additionally, Google updated the Duo branding on …

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MOVIE SCENE: Arkansas PBS ‘Dirt’ Educates, Entertains

Growing up in Arkansas, I’ve driven all over that state more times than I can count on my hands. From the flat, waterlogged delta around Helena to the rugged terrain of Devil’s Den. And the one thing that always catches my eye in this natural state is the different shades …

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Coinswitch Kuber Raid ED Crypto Money Laundering Instant Loan App Scam WazirX Vauld

CoinSwitch Kuber, one of the largest crypto exchanges in India, has reportedly faced a raid from the Enforcement Directorate (ED). According to a report by the Economic Times, based on source entries, five premises linked to CoinSwitch Kuber were probed as part of ED’s investigation of money laundering in instant …

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The lessons my love of books taught me about grief

When I was 18, the fear of losing my parents came over me. The terror subsided when I realized it would be much harder for them to lose a child. Eighteen years later, I have faced harsh reality from a broader and calmer perspective. Growing up, my mom lent me …

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Kentuckians raise funds and collect books for libraries destroyed by floodwaters

(LEX 18) — Books are something many of us take for granted. But for flood survivors in eastern Kentucky, the damaged and destroyed libraries are just another reminder of what they lost. Letcher County Librarian Tessa Fugate-Caudill has spent the past few weeks cleaning up the Fleming Neon branch in …

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Film Coater Market to Show Healthy CAGR 2022-2028

The Global Film Coater Market report focuses on a comprehensive analysis of the current and future scope of the Film Coater business. An in-depth analysis of historical and future trends, SWOT analysis, demographics, industrial advances, and overall earnings for the Film Coater market has been presented to …

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Missouri Book Festival debuts with wrestling, sideshows, music and more | Books

Some children’s books come with a finger puppet or small toy. Likewise, for most of the author events at the first Missouri Book Festival, there’s a fun connection. But these are loud and life-size. In an unusual take on traditional author lineups, the event plans to feature circus performers, soapbox …

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Video Vault – August 24, 2022 | Film

CHOICE OF THE WEEK PATHS OF GLORY (Kino Lorber Studio Classics): This superb 1957 anti-war drama firmly established Stanley Kubrick in the forefront of filmmaking – a position he essentially held for the rest of his life – and remains one of the best (and of the shortest!) Movies he’s …

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Sleep Health Smartphone App Reduces Insomnia Severity Scores

Physician Information Staff WEDNESDAY, Aug. 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Use of the digital sleep health intervention KANOPEE is associated with significant, clinically meaningful reductions in the severity of insomnia symptoms, according to a study published online on 28 July in the Journal of Clinical Medicine. Pierre Philip, MD, Ph.D., …

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‘Friends’: Rea Hederman donates nearly 800 books to the library system at the request of Elta Johnston

With the help of an advisory board, Elta Johnston has been quietly working as president of the Jackson Friends of the Library since 2019. Last year she wrote a letter to Rea Hederman, a Jackson native and editor of The New York Review of Books since 1984, and asked if …

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Bookmarked Festival of Literary Arts: Introducing award-winning novelist Percival Everett

Bookmarked Festival of Literary Arts is thrilled to announce this year’s keynote speaker: author, Percival Everett! Percival Everett is the author of over thirty novels and collections of stories, including The Trees, Telephone, So Much Blue, Virgil Russell’s Percival Everett, I Am Not Sidney Poitier and Erasure. Everett has won …

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Why do Chinese books all look the same? – SupChina

Why do Chinese books all look the same? – SupChina Jump straight to content Search any company based in China Search any company based in ChinaZZZTaobao software (China)Shenyang Xing Yuan Dong Automotive ComponentBeijing Huapin Borui Network TechnologyBaijiahulianBeijing RYB Children’s Education Technology DevelopmentTencent Music Entertainment (Shenzhen)Guangzhou Netease Computer SystemsCafe Luckin (Beijing)Dongfeng …

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Macon County Public Library to host “Books & Bites” with author Carolyn Curry

Friends of the Library will be sponsoring light refreshments and a book signing on Wednesday, August 31 with Carolyn Curry, author of “Sudden Death.” There will be books available for purchase during the event. “Kendall Astin is a dedicated women’s rights activist married to the love of her life, legendary …

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University of Minnesota Professor Uncovers Forgotten Feminist Silent Film Stars

Maggie Hennefeld met them alone, in the archives, in the dark. Daring, funny and original silent film stars, but forgotten because they were women. A teenage tomboy flooding his house. A maid who explodes through the chimney. A woman dominating her husband with a lasso. Hennefeld finally brings them to …

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WhatsApp update: here’s how to disable the Internet while using the application

Nowadays, anyone with a smartphone uses the Internet intensively. If you use the internet for multiple purposes through your smartphone, you would have paid for an internet data plan. Many people worry about data consumption even when they are actively using their smartphone. According to a report by Mediarun Search …

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This application allows you to adjust the brightness of the flashlight on Android 13 devices

Shortly after Google rolled out the first developer preview build of Android 13 to users, we learned that it included two new APIs to help users control flashlight brightness on their phones. . The discovery led us to believe that Android 13 would introduce a new toggle to help users …

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PLS Publish Punjabi Books – Latest Jammu and Kashmir News | Tourism

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, August 21: A reception was hosted by Punjabi Lekhak Sabha (PLS) Jammu today to release two books titled “Khoj” – a collection of articles and “Muaavza” – a collection of short stories written in Punjabi by Pritam Singh Anjaan.Dr. Arvinder Singh Amn, Additional Secretary, J&K Academy of …

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Banning books is no way to protect young minds

Comment this story Comment Banned books are back in the news. This time around they include not only the usual suspects (Toni Morrison, “The Diary of Anne Frank”) but also the Bible (“any variation”) which we are told was written by “Men who lived a long time ago.” All are …

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Highlights of the 12th Beijing International Film Festival

Beijing Yanqi Lake International Convention and Exhibition Center. /APC Beijing Yanqi Lake International Convention and Exhibition Center. /APC The 12th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) wrapped up its eight days at the Beijing Yanqi Lake International Convention and Exhibition Center on Saturday. The recipients of the event’s prestigious Tiantan Prize …

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Academics Are Told Classic Books Can Harm Their ‘Well-Being’

Academics are told classic books can harm their ‘wellbeing’ and told to stop reading ‘uncomfortable’ content Queen Mary University of London has provided a reading list for staff It includes novels to educate them on issues of equality, diversity and inclusion Texts including Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird feature …

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Howard Curle, a longtime professor of film studies in Winnipeg, remembers his passion for film, teaching

A longtime film teacher who died earlier this month after a long battle with cancer is remembered for his passion for film and for sharing that passion with students during a teaching career. which lasted for decades. Howard Curle died on August 12, at age 74, after living with multiple …

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Yuni (2021) by Kamila Andini

Indonesia’s 2021 Oscar pick “Yuni” played the centerpiece of the 45th Asian American Film Festival this year. Kamila Andini’s latest addition has also reaped his own share of awards during his competitive circuit. With 5 wins and 20 nominations, Andini – and newcomer actress Arawinda Kirana – have garnered acclaim …

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CJI releases Mahatma’s autobiography in Telugu

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana here on Friday published a book ‘Satya Sodhana’, a Telugu Translation from Mahatma Gandhi’s autobiography “The Story of My Experiences with Truth”, published by Tirupati MLA Bhumana Karunakar Reddy. Speaking on the opportunitysaid the chief justice of an ordinary man, Gandhi became a mahatma …

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Anaïs in Love is much more than crazy crazy love

Anais in love (15A) stars Anaïs Demoustier as the eponymous heroine, a young Parisian literature student who feels that “she doesn’t know how to love”. However, she tries the old college: pregnant with her boyfriend’s baby (Christophe Montenez), Anaïs embarks on an affair with the much older Daniel (Denis Podalydès), …

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Eight books on obsession – The Atlantic

There is something particularly literary in obsession. After all, being inside a good book can feel like being pulled down a rabbit hole, with no end in sight. To read a novel is to soak up the thoughts of another, to limit one’s point of view to the pages in …

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Florence Festival Books Bring Hundreds of Bibliophiles to the Oregon Coast in September

Florence Festival Books Bring Hundreds of Bibliophiles to the Oregon Coast in September Posted 8/18/22 4:48 PM PST By the staff of the Oregon Coast Beach Connection (Florence, Oregon) – For 11 years now, bibliophiles of all kinds have flocked to Oregon’s central coast, checking out the latest book releases …

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EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: Rosamund Pike’s film means big payday for rival Oxford University

Hollywood star Pike (pictured in February) is set to hand his rival university a bumper salary Hollywood star Rosamund Pike has returned to Oxford. But the Wadham graduate opted to give rival Christ Church University a bumper salary by filming her new film there. The college, one of the most …

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The new WhatsApp application will no longer require you to connect the phone

Thu, Aug 18, 2022 5:55 PM Last updated on: Thu, Aug 18, 2022 6:02 PM With the new application, say goodbye to WhatsApp Web “> With the new application, say goodbye to WhatsApp Web With WhatsApp’s new Windows app, you can now send, receive, and sync messages without logging into …

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‘Diary Of A Murderer’ Film Based On Young-Ha Kim Novella In The Works Of Mammoth – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Mammoth Pictures has acquired the film and TV rights to the hit novella Diary of a Murderer by award-winning Korean author Young-ha Kim. The company’s creative director, Kourosh Ahari (The night, Parallel) is set to lead an English feature adaptation, marking the first production under contract, from a script …

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Vampire Jung Kook is back in a new photobook

just when BTS ARMY thought they could take a break from their obsession with Jung Kook and his enigmatic picture shared on the official BTS Twitter account on August 11, the K-pop idol delivered even more smoldering solo footage on Wednesday, August 17 — and yes, his vampire energy remains …

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5 essential books by George Orwell

5 essential books by George Orwell August 17, 2022, 8:30 p.m. 2 minute read If you are interested in politics and culture, these books are for you. Popularly known for his poetry, novels, literary criticism, and essays on issues of language, literature, culture, and politics, George Orwell is one of …

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Business opportunities, current trends and industry analysis by 2022 â?? 2028

The research report on App Building Software market is meticulously compiled to assist the clients in gaining insights and unbiased opinions germane to the growth trajectory of this business sphere during 2022-2027. The analysis leverages historic records and latest industry-validated data pertaining to the primary growth stimulants, …

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The language app designed to save Europe’s minority languages

One of the greatest difficulties facing minority languages ​​is the lack of teaching resources. This is where the IndyLan project came in to try and create an app that would teach people both the languages ​​and cultures of Minority languages ​​of Europe. But with EU funding no longer available, the …

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The formation of a Greek-Australian film society

Not so long ago I posted Philotimo, Leventia and the tale: the moral Necessity of Greek-Australian narratives and Tha Sou Po tin Alitheia: Authenticity and Truth Narration. I highlighted the critical importance of sustaining Greek-Australian culture through a variety of storytelling mediums – film, literature, music and the visual arts. …

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The Prayer Book app now available in Inuktitut

A mobile application offering daily prayers from common prayer book (BCP) in English now also offers Bible prayers in Inuktitut and will soon be expanded to other languages. Created by the Prayer Book Society of Canada (PBSC), the Common Prayer Canada app includes comprehensive prayer services for every day of …

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Nicholas Evans, author of ‘The Horse Whisperer’, dies at 72

Nicholas Evans, the British author of the novel “The Horse Whisperer”, has died aged 72, his literary agent announced on Monday. Evans died suddenly on August 9 from a heart attack, United Agents said in a statement. ​Buy now | Our best subscription plan now has a special price Her …

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6 books like “Afong Moy’s Many Daughters”, according to Jamie Ford

Jenna Bush Hager said “The Many Daughters of Afong Moy,” her August Read With Jenna pick, “amazed” her. Jamie Ford’s novel spans 250 years within the same family tree, all dating back to Afong Moy, considered the first Chinese woman in the United States. Through the novel, we see how …

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School shootings: Texas school spent $250,000 on bulletproof film

A suburban Texas school district has spent nearly $250,000 on bulletproof film on its elementary and middle school windows in recent years, according to invoices obtained by Axios Austin through an open records request. Why is it important: Round Rock Independent School District bills are a window into how much …

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Canadian travelers can bypass using the ArriveCAN app – but only once!

Preferred region How does this work? By Don Redmond Published on August 15, 2022 at 1:27 p.m. It appears that the federal government has slightly lifted a restriction on vacationers returning to Canada from the United States. Some travelers are starting to slip up on using the ArriveCAN app, but …

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Tanggol Wika: The government should encourage reading, not ban books

The Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino office in Manila. (Photo from KWF Facebook account) MANILA, Philippines — Instead of banning five supposedly “subversive” Filipino-language books, the government should encourage people to read them, according to Tanggol Wika, a coalition of literature and culture organizations and university departments. The group said the …

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Google is asking users to help it redesign the Home app experience

Tech giant Google is inviting owners of Nest products to join the testing phase for a redesign of its Home app, an online listing has revealed, suggesting users could soon see a revamped experience on the service. As one Reddit user noted, the company is “recruiting a very committed group …

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Unveiling Expansion Prospects in Nichrome Film Resistor Market Outlook 2022-2028

The Latest Nichrome Film Resistor market research report focuses on a comprehensive understanding of the global market segment, as well as the economic trends of the leading producers and industry statistics. The study also includes expert advice to assist clients in developing their implementation policies and making …

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Strange books to explain a strange nation – The Irish Times

Their four hearts Author: Vladimir Sorokin, translated by Max Lawton ISBN-13: 978-1628973969 Editor: Dalkey Archives Press Guide price: £12.99 Telluria Author: Vladimir Sorokin, translated by Max Lawton ISBN-13: 978-1681376332 Editor: NYRB Classics Guide price: £15.99 Russian experiments with modernist literature ended around 1931 when Stalin wrote “idiot!” on the sidelines …

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Five Borges pounds for only 250 Argentine pesos: offer ends tomorrow

From this Monday, the second edition of the Borges Festival is virtual and free. of Jorge Luis Borges Many things are said. That their literature is “hard” and that it is “for some”. that he is the most universal and famous Argentinean author on the planetwhat is a BestsellerThis led …

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Tinder for Bibliophiles: The New App for Like-Minded Readers | Books

When Tania O’Donnell was dating, she met a man online and returned to his home…where he proudly showed off his collection of books. “It was about 20 books about Nazi Germany and 10 Andy McNab novels,” says O’Donnell, an author. “I could feel my vulva building its own chastity belt.” …

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Aamir Khan movie suffers 35% drop in ticket sales, earning Rs. 7.8 Cr!

Aamir Khan’s play Laal Singh Chaddha debuted after a four-year hiatus and probably had higher expectations than received. Early reports said that the Advait Chandan film fetched between Rs. 7.75 and 8.25 crores on its second day in theaters on Friday. For the second day in a row, the film …

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What are the absolute best investing books of 2022?

Thinking of investing? You do not know where to start ? Check out this list of the best books for successful investing. A happy method of increasing your financial independence is through investing. Look no further than these best investing books if you’re looking for a good read. You will …

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Essence review – a cold, cerebral and unusual drama from Melbourne | Melbourne International Film Festival

In her assiduously atypical second feature, writer/director Alena Lodkina seems to view “gender” as some sort of bait she refuses to take. In Petrol, she creates an experience that is hard to categorize and often hard to appreciate, yet subtly captivating. Lodkina has a way of acting out a seemingly …

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Vascular experts create an app – GuruFocus.com

August 12, 2022 First time publication of global consensus guidance in Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Cardiovascular Interventions Use of IVUS recommended in all phases of lower extremity arterial and venous revascularization procedures to guide clinical decisions The results come ahead of the SCAI-sponsored multi-company roundtable on peripheral …

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New film Emily imagines the life of the most mysterious Brontë – The Irish Times

In Charlotte Brontë’s preface to the second edition of Wuthering Heights, she describes the author of that book, Emily Brontë, as a loner. “I must confess that she had little more practical knowledge of the peasantry among whom she lived than a nun has of the country people who sometimes …

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New application developed by the diaspora to facilitate applications for Croatian citizenship

by croatiaweek August 12, 2022 in Company New application developed by the diaspora to facilitate applications for Croatian citizenship By Branko Miletic The “CitizenHR” app is expected to be released on Apple and Google Play stores soon. The app is designed to help you know clearly which path to citizenship …

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App helps self-monitor some rheumatoid arthritis patients – Consumer Health News

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) — According to a study published online July 11, patient-initiated care supported by smartphone self-monitoring is not inferior to usual care for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in patients with stable low disease activity in Arthritis and rheumatology. Bart Seppen, MD, of Reade Rheumatology in Amsterdam, …

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Most popular comics of 2022 so far

2022 has been a great year for comic book fans. Marvel, DC, Image and more have produced brilliant comics from top creators that have captivated fans in a variety of ways. Sales across the industry are on the rise, and readers have so many choices, they may not know where …

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Thin Film Inductors Market to Show Lucrative Growth Trends Over 2022-2028

The study on Thin Film Inductors market aims to offer competitive advantage to the stakeholders by uncovering future scenario of this business space. The document offers reliable statistics and recent industry data in terms of growth drivers, opportunities and restraints, to estimate the growth rate the market …

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Amazon’s surprisingly good Freevee app is finally coming to iPhone and Apple TV

Amazon Freevee, Amazon’s ad-supported streaming platform, is now available as a dedicated app on iPhone, iPad and Apple TV in the UK. The streaming service, formerly known as IMDb TV (which itself was once marketed as IMDb Freedive), offers consumers a mix of original content and movies and TV shows …

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The Reason Books “Hit Different” at the airport

Many travelers say books “have a different impact” at the airport. The reasons range from lack of demands on your time when traveling to pure boredom which lends itself to better concentration. It’s also possible that the type of book you tend to pick up at the airport (read: thrillers …

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PS5 could finally get native Disney Plus app to enable 4K streaming

Brianna Reeves ❘ Published: 2022-08-10T16:10:10 ❘ Updated: 2022-08-10T16:10:17 Details unearthed in the PlayStation Network backend suggest that the PS5 may finally be getting a native Disney Plus app that supports 4K streaming. Disney Plus was among the first media apps Sony announced for the PS5 ahead of its November 2020 …

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Which digital technology/application will win the C&T Allē Award?

To get closer … Cosmetics and toiletries (C&T) will enthusiastically present the C&T Allē Award during an exclusive Awards dinnerwhich will be held on September 28, 2022 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York. Get your dinner tickets here. Co-located with Beauty Acceleratethe awards dinner will give innovations ranging from …

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Serial Reader app sends you classic books in small pieces

Some people who struggle to finish a novel may have no problem reading hundreds of Tweets in one sitting. If you can figure it out, you don’t need to trade in your smartphone for an e-reader; an app called serial reader encourages you to consume more fiction by presenting classic …

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The 12th edition of the Bengaluru International Short Film Festival will be held in a hybrid format

The 12th edition of the Bengaluru International Short Film Festival (BISFF) is being held in a hybrid format from August 4-14. Films screened online can be viewed, while the physical event will take place from August 11-14. The BISFF is an official qualifying film festival for the live-action category by …

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4 new “mini-fests” to showcase film, art, books and authors, food, music, theater

A scene from “Adieu, Monsieur Haffman” with (LR) Daniel Auteuil, Sara Giraudeau Gilles Lellouche A new format, featuring four arts and culture mini-fests on long weekends throughout the year, is being introduced to the Tampa Bay area. The mini-fests will replace the annual Jewish Film Festival and Book and Conversation …

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Scribe and Varuna Announce 2022 Fellows

August 9, 2022 @booksandpublishing The 2022 Scribe & Varuna Fellowship recipients have been announced. The scholarship recipients and their projects are: Sam Elkin for ‘Shapeshifting’ Jacqueline Wright for “Beauty and Menace” Nevo Zisin for ‘What we start’. The Scribe & Varuna Fellowships combine a week-long residency at Varuna, the National …

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David McCullough, film historian and narrator, dies at 89 : NPR

Historian David McCullough, featured here in 2013, died aged 89. He wrote extensively and persuasively on American history and won two Pulitzer Prizes. Matthew J. Lee/Boston Globe/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Matthew J. Lee/Boston Globe/Getty Images Historian David McCullough, featured here in 2013, died aged 89. He wrote extensively …

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Nigeria won’t grant amnesty to victims of gay dating app scam

Dating app – Photo: Olumide Bamgbelu, via Unsplash On Sunday July 31, six men were arrested in Nigeria’s central Nasarawa State after they were caught extorting thousands of dollars from locked up gay men as part of an elaborate blackmail scheme. Police are asking all Nigerians who have been defrauded …

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L’Oréal files patent on virtual makeup application for augmented reality images and video streaming

Writing in its first international patent ​[I​​], L’Oreal said the digital makeup app offers consumers insight into beauty routines; common makeup looks to choose from; cosmetic product recommendations based on skin type and ethnicity; and the ability for users to store their appearance preferences. Users interacted with the platform through …

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No software or application can guarantee complete safety for children | Daily Express Online

No software or application can guarantee complete safety for children. Published on: Monday 08 August 2022 From: Sherell Jeffrey Text size: Children surf the Internet. The Managing Director of CyberSecurity Malaysia, Dato’Ts Dr Haji Amirudin Abdul Wahab, was recently contacted by Daily Express regarding three relevant cybersecurity topics in the …

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Genre Roundup: The Best New Audiobooks

Booker’s recently announced Long List this year has garnered much praise for its variety and boldness, and provides plenty for the audio-loving listener. Here are two of the best, with more reviews to come before the price announcement in October. Audrey Magee The colony (Faber, 8:28) presents any narrator with …

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Frank Film: Ben Brown – inspiring a love of reading in young people

Frank Film meets New Zealand’s first Reading Ambassador Te Awhi Rito. Produced with funding from New Zealand On Air. Video / Franck Film For Ben Brown, stories are everything. “They give you the first idea of ​​yourself. “You know, the stories people tell about you is who you are,” Ben …

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The world of a prolific Maltese filmmaker

ELIO LOMBARDI is well known for his many productions and, at 88, is currently working on his 112th film. He talks to Joseph Agius about his career, his many artistic passions, as well as author Mary Attard’s new book about him titled Elio Lombardi – Il-Ħajja Kreattiva Tiegħu. JA: Elio …

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3 Mindanao books among National Book Awards winners

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/August 06) – Three books on Mindanao are among the 27 winners of the 39e National Book Awards presented by the National Book Development Board (NDBD) and the Manila Critics Circle (MCC). The NBA is an annual event but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it had its last …

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